Safety of dobutamine stress echocardiography. A 24 h Holter monitoring study.

@article{Chauvel1996SafetyOD,
  title={Safety of dobutamine stress echocardiography. A 24 h Holter monitoring study.},
  author={Christophe Chauvel and Ariel Cohen and M Khireddine},
  journal={European heart journal},
  year={1996},
  volume={17 12},
  pages={1898-901}
}
BACKGROUND Dobutamine-atropine stress echocardiography is an efficient method in the evaluation of patients with coronary artery disease. However, because high-dose dobutamine is potentially arrhythmogenic, the safety of this stress modality has been questioned. METHODS We performed a 24 h Holter monitoring, before and immediately after this test, in 73… CONTINUE READING